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Old 06-14-2012, 11:34 AM   #3221
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Damn that sucks... I thought there would be the tiniest bit of potential in those suction things lol. So annoying though cause those dent buster blokes charge a fortune! I think it's around $80 a dent good business for them i guess lol.
Lol, wont work at all. You say its like a hail dent, that suction cap will just cover it and not do anything when you pull..lol you could try those dent removers on ebay though. Where theres a bracket on the sides of it, you stick the screw part to the dent and you tighten it, putting the force onto the bracket and pulling out the dent..that makes more sense to me and i could see that actually working but havnt personally tried it.

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Anyone know a mobile thread repairer? Besides "thread doctor" in Melbourne?

Need them to tap out my ATF fill plug!
How bad is it man? you saying the plug is still there?
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Old 06-14-2012, 05:58 PM   #3222
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Thread Doctor is a top bloke, I used him to helicoil my turbo manifold when I snapped a stud in it.
Does a good job and is very willing to help where he can.
I was amazed how much tools and crap he had in his RAV4 and still had room for a child seat
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Old 06-14-2012, 07:01 PM   #3223
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Did he charge alot? I heard you have to book way in advance as well.

Yeah nick - **** MY LIFE.
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Old 06-14-2012, 07:16 PM   #3224
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Compared to the cost of junking my manifold.. no.
Yeah he's only one guy and services most metro areas so he's pretty busy.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:27 AM   #3225
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Old 06-15-2012, 02:10 AM   #3226
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:27 AM   #3227
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Hey guys has anyone in syd had their rear gaurds shaved professionaly ? My rolled gaurds are not enough!
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:23 AM   #3228
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:52 AM   #3229
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Magic! Lolll
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:01 AM   #3230
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gday...does anyone know if x5 rims will fit a 318i e46
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:24 AM   #3231
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Yes. Search for threads by niick.
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:51 PM   #3232
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gday...does anyone know if x5 rims will fit a 318i e46
Not 'directly'
They have a much larger width and offset to standard 3 series wheels.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:00 PM   #3233
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Or try searching indomi's threads as I do remember him having X5 wheels on his sedan. ^as dean said, it wont be a direct fit, you may need to do some guard work as the rears can get very wide on the X5.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:41 PM   #3234
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Not 'directly'
They have a much larger width and offset to standard 3 series wheels.
They're actually quite conservative compared to what others have on here
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Old 06-21-2012, 10:09 PM   #3235
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They're actually quite conservative compared to what others have on here
Yes I know. But depending what model X5 wheels he's talking about, they may need alot of work to get them to fit.
Depends what he has in mind and what model X5 wheels he's talking about and what he wants to do to get them to fit.

If he want to grab a cheap set off ebay, and bolt them on, then the short answer is no.
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Old 06-21-2012, 10:35 PM   #3236
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Yes I know. But depending what model X5 wheels he's talking about, they may need alot of work to get them to fit.
Depends what he has in mind and what model X5 wheels he's talking about and what he wants to do to get them to fit.

If he want to grab a cheap set off ebay, and bolt them on, then the short answer is no.
ofcousre we'll need to see what wheels he is talking abot
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I think what will happen is:

The offset is actually quite HIGH on most X5 wheels.
and the width is pretty wide.. so i think the inner part of the wheel will hit suspension components. Therefore you'll need spacers to make it work.
Lowering the offset enough to clear the springs may cause the outer to hit the guard.

This is just my prediction...
i could be 100% wrong
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:02 PM   #3237
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Id agree with that.
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Old 06-22-2012, 06:53 AM   #3238
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:38 AM   #3239
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ofcousre we'll need to see what wheels he is talking abot
However
I think what will happen is:

The offset is actually quite HIGH on most X5 wheels.
and the width is pretty wide.. so i think the inner part of the wheel will hit suspension components. Therefore you'll need spacers to make it work.
Lowering the offset enough to clear the springs may cause the outer to hit the guard.

This is just my prediction...
i could be 100% wrong
^ this guy knows his sh1t
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:59 AM   #3240
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Hey guys has anyone in syd had their rear gaurds shaved professionaly ? My rolled gaurds are not enough!
I am also wondering this, but for VIC
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